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Rebates, complaints against cable and satellite networks and roofers top list of 2009 complaints

Rebates, complaints against cable and satellite firms and roofers garnered the three top spots for consumer complaints last year, according to the Colorado Attorney General’s office.

The top 10 were:
Type of business Complaints

  1. Rebate offers 631
  2. Utility complaints, (cable and satellite television) 254
  3. Roofing and gutter contractors 193
  4. Health food and nutritional supplements 145
  5. Timeshare resales and vacant lot resales 129
  6. Computer training 113
  7. Magazine subscriptions 110
  8. Tanning salons 109
  9. Personal care products 108
  10. Telephone (Cell phones and equipment) 75

By business, the top 10 complaint-getters for 2009 were:

Business Complaints

  1. National Energy Rebate Fund 627
  2. DirecTV 169
  3. Claim Specialists, Inc. 161
  4. Timeshare Rescue 124
  5. GNS, Inc. 119
  6. Video Professor, Inc. 112
  7. At the Beach 109
  8. Dazzle Smile 103
  9. Dish Network 73
  10. Qwest 60

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